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Trump’s bedtime story: “The Book”

An illustration of a book cover titled "Goodnight Trump" that mirrors "Goodnight Moon"
Illustration: Lazaro Gamio, Rebecca Zisser/Axios

It’s not true President Trump doesn’t read. It’s just exceptionally hard to get him to do it.

So the workarounds by savvy aides have become legendary in the West Wing. Many of them revolve around the briefing binder that goes to the White House residence each night, known internally as “The Book."